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Tame Apple Press declares the death of the laptop again
Published in Mobiles


After Apple release a new iPad Pro which does the same things as the old one

Fruity cargo cult Apple’s legions of fans in the tech press are telling the world+dog that its new iPad Pro 2020 will “finally” kill off the laptop PC.

AMD powers Huawei notebook refresh
Published in News
Thursday, 30 January 2020 10:47

AMD powers Huawei notebook refresh


Ryzen fall

Huawei introduced two notebook PCs which use AMD chips and come with an interesting way to couple your smartphone to the machines.Sticking your smartphone on the PC lets you share information from phone to laptop without any dongles or USB copulation.

US Product and Safety Commission recalls 78,500 HP laptops
Published in PC Hardware


Fire and burns hazards

The US Product and Safety Commission (UPSC) has announced a "battery safety" recall of about 78,500 HP laptops for what the UPSC calls "fire and burn hazards".

HP's gaming laptop has a HP's 240Hz display
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 11:15

HP's gaming laptop has a HP's 240Hz display


Claims that the Omen 15 is the first gaming laptop to get it

HP has jacked up the the refresh rate on its latest Omen 15.

AMD shows off laptop processers
Published in News
Monday, 07 January 2019 11:52

AMD shows off laptop processers


All roads leading to Chromebook

AMD has been telling the world+dog about its laptop processor updates, which include a targeted attempt to capture some of the growing cheap Chromebook market, slightly faster mobile Ryzens and a promise to keep everyone's AMD laptop drivers up to date with the latest zero-day game-release optimisations.

Apple's pricey laptops shipped with manufacturing mode switched on
Published in News


You get the security you pay for... oh

Red-faced Apple has had to fix a security flaw caused by its expensive laptops leaving the factory with Intel's "manufacturing mode" still switched on.

ARM shakes fist at X86 notebook hegemony
Published in News
Thursday, 31 May 2018 18:34

ARM shakes fist at X86 notebook hegemony


And Microsoft seems keen too...

We've waited years and years for ARM to offer a real challenge to Intel on the notebook front, and judging from what the company announced today in Old Taiwan, 2019 could be when Chipzilla discovers it has an Achilles' heel. Intel isn't invulnerable, despite its size, demonstrated, for example,  by the way it totally missed the boat on the smartphone front.

Nvidia talks about new Pascal-based notebooks
Published in AI


Have all the semi-colons in the right place

Nvidia has been talking up new pascal based gaming notebooks based around the GTX 10-series GPU.

AMD gives HP laptops a FreeSync
Published in AI
Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:37

AMD gives HP laptops a FreeSync


Envy 15z laptops now have it all

Maker of expensive printer ink HP will be releasing two new Envy 15z laptops that will feature AMD's FreeSync technology.

Monday, 19 March 2012 13:17

HP to release Ivy Bridge laptops

hp logo new

So much for getting out of hardware